BALSAMIC RESINS IN DERMO-COSMETICS

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Everyone knows about the use of aromatic resins in burners, perfumes and incense, but did you know that it is also possible to take advantage of their properties in our cosmetic preparations? The use of benzoin resin to flavour and preserve many cosmetic preparations such as the famous virgin milk is legendary. However, it is […]

ABOUT BORAX SALTS

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Boric acid, or sassolite, is found mainly in its free state in some volcanic districts, for example, in the Italian region of Tuscany, the Lipari Islands and the US state of Nevada. In these volcanic settings it issues, mixed with steam, from fissures in the ground. It is also found as a constituent of many […]

HOW TO MAKE NATURAL BATH OIL

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Much is being said lately about the benefits of not using soap. Experts are now beginning to examine this issue more closely. Apparently, soaps are designed to disaggregate oils and fats. When we are really dirty this is essential to be able to get rid of dirt, but what if we are not so dirty? […]

BLUSH WITH ULTRA-FINE WHITE CLAY BASE

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Has it happened to you that when you apply commercial blushes on a daily basis, your skin dries out more or, even, that you get redness? Well, with these bases for blush that we detail here that does not happen.     As you know, we follow the Ayurvedic maxim of not putting anything on […]

SELECTIVE PRESERVATIVES IN NATURAL COSMETICS

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Microbial deterioration (growth of mould, yeast, and bacteria) is an important aspect to consider when homemade cosmetics contain water. This deterioration occurs especially in cosmetics and personal hygiene products that have been made with an aqueous phase. Creams and products that only contain oils need just an antioxidant to prevent their ranting and prolong their […]

COFFEE SHAMPOO: THE BEST SHAMPOO FOR YOUR HAIR

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One of the most common reasons for having damaged hair or suffering excessive hair loss is that we maintain some practices that are not recommended for the health and vitality of our hair. For example, the frequent use of certain chemicals that not only poisons the inside of our body (since part of those components […]

DAY COLOR CREAM WITH PHOTOPROTECTION and without preservatives

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At a certain age, using a day cream with sunscreen becomes a major decision if we want to avoid hyperpigmentation and spots caused by sunlight on the face. This is especially advisable if we already have spots and, at night, we use a depigmenting serum with glycolic, lactic or salicylic acid, vitamin B3, etc … […]

OILS AND OILS: SCALES OF OXIDATION AND COMEDOGENY OF NATURAL OILS

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In this article we want to explain two very important characteristics of vegetable oils that will help us decide if choosing one or the other when we want to develop a cosmetic formulation. These characteristics tell us about the different degree of oxidation of oils and their degree of comedogeny, which is very important to […]

HOW TO PREPARE OUR SKIN FOR THE SUMMER SUN

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In recent years, oral cosmetics have developed a lot, based on food supplements that help take care of the skin from within. Some of them favor tanning and neutralize the oxidizing processes of solar radiation. They are usually beta-carotenes, the antioxidant pigment of orange fruits and vegetables, such as carrots, pumpkins or apricots, although they […]

HOMEMADE NATURAL COSMETICS AND ORGANIC COSMETICS

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Proposal of two creams emulsified with natural emulsifiers of vegetable origin Homemade cosmetics is something different from cosmetics that a company dedicated to natural cosmetics can make to sell to its potential customers. Fundamentally, in home cosmetics we make cosmetic products in very small quantity and as a solution to our personal needs. It does […]